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Forestry Schools in Wisconsin

105 students earned Forestry degrees in Wisconsin in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Forestry is the 129th most popular major in the state out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Forestry Majors in Wisconsin

Forestry majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 88
Associate’s Degree 7
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2
Master’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

In Wisconsin, a forestry major is more popular with men than with women.

Forestry Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of forestry majors in Wisconsin is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.0%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • White: 96.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Forestry Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Forestry Grads in Wisconsin

There are 2,230 people in the state and 84,700 people in the nation working in forestry jobs.

Forestry Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Forestry Jobs in Wisconsin

Forestry grads earn an average of $55,810 in the state and $63,150 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 4 colleges in Wisconsin that offer forestry degrees. Learn about the most popular 4 below:

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
8,332 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - Stevens Point will pay a net price of $14,192. It takes the average student 4.59 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.50%.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

The average student takes 4.37 years to complete their degree at UW - Madison. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,219. 82% of the teachers are full time.


Mid-State Technical College

Wisconsin Rapids
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,806 Total Students

12 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This public school has an average net price of $9,593. Graduates earn an average $28,100 after graduation.


Northland College

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
609 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.11 years. The student loan default rate of 4.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Forestry Careers in WI

Some of the careers forestry majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Conservation Scientists 10% $64,380
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Worker Supervisors 8% $51,010
Foresters 6% $54,510
Forest and Conservation Technicians 5% $34,620

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to forestry.

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Natural Resources Conservation 783
Natural Resource Management 142
Wildlife Management 95
Fisheries Sciences 63
Other Resources & Conservation 20

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